• Board of Commissioners

    The Commissioners are elected by Park District residents to serve staggered terms without compensation. They are responsible for developing policies, which provide direction for the operation of the parks, facilities, and recreation programs. The Board also hires the Executive Director who in turn, hires the staff which manages the various departments of the Park District. The Board of Commissioners meets on the fourth Monday of each month at the Inwood Athletic Club, 3000 West Jefferson Street, at 5:00 pm. The public is invited to attend.

    Teri Talarico, Executive Assistant
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    President
    Sue Gulas
    Elected 2013
    sgulas@jolietpark.org
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    Vice President
    Joe Mutz
    Elected 2015
    jmutz@jolietpark.org

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    Commissioner
    Joe Clement
    Elected 2017
    jclement@jolietpark.org
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    Commissioner
    Matt McGuire
    Elected 2017
    mmcguire@jolietpark.org
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    Commissioner
    Bill Tatro
    Elected 2017
    wtatro@jolietpark.org

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    Secretary to the Board/Executive Director
    Tom Carstens
    tcarstens@jolietpark.org
  • NEWS RELEASE

    CONTACT PERSON: Tom Carstens, Executive Director

    DEPARTMENT: Administration

    TELEPHONE: 815-741-7275, ext. 102

    Joliet Park District Board of Commissioners Consolidated Election

    The Joliet Park District will have nominating petition packets available beginning Tuesday, September 18, 2018 for individuals who wish to run for Park Board Commissioner in the April 2, 2019 Consolidated General Election. Packets may be picked up at the administrative offices of the Joliet Park District, Inwood Athletic Club powered by ATI Physical Therapy (second floor), 3000 W. Jefferson St., Monday through Friday from 8:00am-5:00pm.

    Two commissioners will be elected, each to a four year term. The first day for filing petitions is Monday, December 10, 2018 beginning at 8:00am, and the last day is Monday, December 17, 2018 until 5:00pm.

  • 2018 MEETINGS

    Regular meetings are conducted at the Inwood Athletic Club Board Room, 3000 W. Jefferson Street, Joliet, IL. All meetings begin at 5:00pm, and the public is welcome to attend Park Board meetings. "Opportunity For Public To Speak" is a permanent agenda item that offers an opportunity for public comment. Meeting dates, times and locations are subject to change.
    Time: 5:00

    Location: Inwood Athletic Club Board Room

    REGULAR MEETINGS

    January 22 Agenda Minutes
    February 26 Agenda Minutes
    March 26 Agenda Minutes
    April 23 Agenda Minutes
    **May 21 Agenda Minutes
    **June 18 Agenda Minutes
    July 23 Agenda Minutes
    August 27 Agenda Minutes
    September 24 Agenda Minutes
    October 22 Agenda
    **November 19 Agenda
    **December 17

    SPECIAL MEETINGS

    February 7 Agenda Minutes
    March 1 Agenda Minutes
    August 30 Agenda Minutes

    WORK SESSIONS

    *January 16 Cancelled N/A
    *February 20 Cancelled N/A
    March 19 Agenda Minutes
    April 16 Cancelled N/A
    April 23 Agenda Minutes
    May 13 Cancelled
    N/A
    June 11 Cancelled
    N/A
    July 16 Cancelled N/A
    July 23 Agenda Minutes
    August 20 Cancelled N/A
    September 17 Cancelled N/A
    October 15 Cancelled N/A
    November 13 Cancelled N/A
    December 10

    * Work Session held on Tuesday due to holiday conflict on Monday.

    ** Regular Meeting held on the third Monday, due to holiday or event conflict on the fourth Monday (note: June meeting changed because of Taste of Joliet).

  • 2017 MEETINGS

    Regular meetings are conducted at the Inwood Athletic Club Board Room, 3000 W. Jefferson Street, Joliet, IL. All meetings begin at 5:00pm, and the public is welcome to attend Park Board meetings. "Opportunity For Public To Speak" is a permanent agenda item that offers an opportunity for public comment. Meeting dates, times and locations are subject to change.
    Time: 5:00

    Location: Inwood Athletic Club Board Room

    Regular Meetings

    January 23 Agenda Minutes
    February 27 Agenda Minutes
    March 27 Agenda Minutes
    April 24 Agenda Minutes
    May 22 Agenda Minutes
    **June 19 Agenda Minutes
    July 24 Agenda Minutes
    August 28 Agenda Minutes
    September 18 Agenda Minutes
    October 23 Agenda Minutes
    **November 20 Agenda Minutes
    **December 18 Agenda Minutes

    Special MEETINGS

    January 9 Agenda Cancelled
    January 30 Agenda Minutes
    April 27 Agenda Minutes
    May 10 Agenda Minutes
    May 24 Agenda Minutes
    June 13 Agenda Minutes
    July 31 Agenda Minutes
    December 18 Agenda Minutes

    Work Sessions

    *January 17 (Tuesday) Cancelled
    *February 21 (Tuesday) Cancelled
    March 20 Cancelled
    April 17 Cancelled
    May 15 Cancelled
    June 12 Cancelled
    July 17 Cancelled

    August 21 Cancelled

    September 18 Cancelled

    October 16 Cancelled
    November 13 Cancelled
    November 20 Agenda Minutes
    December 11

    * Work Session held on the third Tuesday due to holiday conflict on the third Monday.

    ** Regular Meeting held on the third Monday, due to holiday or event conflict on the fourth Monday (note: June meeting changed because of Taste of Joliet).